Archive for the ‘south korea’ Category

Businesses, Politicians Clash Over US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (2011-2-8)

Since December, when President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced that they made further progress on US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA), the agreement has been highly debated on its way to Congress.

US, South Korea to Meet to Discuss Pending Free Trade Agreement (2010-9-27)

The US and South Korea have plans to meet to further discuss the KORUS Free Trade Agreement, which has yet to be approved by Congress.

Boeing Urges Progress Towards Trade Agreements (2010-5-27)

Chief executive of Boeing is urging Congress to pass languishing free trade agreements with Colombia and South Korea.

In the Works: China, S. Korea, Japan Trade Agreement (2010-2-19)

China, South Korea, and Japan are meeting to investigate the possibility of a trilateral trade agreement between the Asian economic powerhouses.

Obama Hopes to Pass KORUS Trade Agreement By 2010 (2009-11-20)

While visiting South Korea, President Obama announced his intention to pass the South Korea-US free trade agreement that is currently on hold, pending approval in Congress. From the New York Times, on Thursday: At a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, Mr. Obama and the president of South Korea, Lee Myung-bak, both declared their desire [...]

S. Korea Signs Trade Pact with EU, Urges US to Approve Pending Agreement (2009-10-15)

South Korea is a step closer to a free trade agreement with the EU as the European Trade Commissioner, Catherine Ashton, and her Korean counterpart, South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong Hoon signed a trade pact in Brussels. The trade agreement must now be approved by the 27 member countries of the EU, the European [...]